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House Hunting? Use This Handy Checklist Before You Make the Offer

2018-03-08T11:58:52-06:00Blog, Dallas, Home Inspection Information, Home inspection Solutions|

House hunting can feel like an adventurous new chapter in your life. If you’re lucky enough to find the property that checks off all the “must have” boxes — appearance, size, price, location — it’s easy to fall in love. Not so fast. Before making an offer on any property, it’s smart to take a

Are Hidden Leaks Damaging Your Home, Boosting Water Bills and Harming the Environment?

2018-04-27T10:27:55-05:00Blog, Dallas|

Home water leaks waste 1 trillion gallons of water per year, and 10 percent of American homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons of water a day, according to the EPA. Fixing easily detectable leaks like dripping faucets and malfunctioning toilets can reduce water bills and water waste. But what do you do about the leaks

2018 Remodeling Trends That Boost Your Home’s Value

2018-01-31T00:32:50-06:00Blog, Dallas|

A strong housing market is giving homeowners the confidence to invest in remodeling. In fact, homeowner spending on improvements and repairs will approach $340 billion in 2018, an increase of 7.5 percent from estimated 2017 spending, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

That ’70s Home: 5 Trends Making A Comeback Today

2018-01-24T08:01:18-06:00Blog, Dallas|

Disco may be dead, but the spirit of the 1970s is not. In homes all across the country, people are adding their own splash of ‘70s style in updated, modern ways. Here are five current top decorating trends that have an unmistakable ‘70s flair. More macramé, please: From dip dyed wall hangings to simple plant

Wellness Begins At Home

2018-01-01T14:12:42-06:00Blog|

Wellness begins at home: Home Inspection Dallas / Fort Worth 5 tips for a healthier home   From diets to exercise routines to standing at our desks while we work, we do a lot to stay healthy. Most of the time this involves focusing on what we eat and how we move. No doubt this

Top Trends For 2018 Housing Market

2017-12-26T04:12:30-06:00Blog|

Top trends for the 2018 housing market identified by Dallas / Fort Worth Home Inspectors   In the real estate market, springtime is going time. It's the busiest time of the year for home sales, and with this year's stable economy and the low unemployment rate. The spring of 2018 has the potential to be

Ways Renters Become Homeowners

2017-12-18T05:33:16-06:00Blog|

Home Inspector Dallas / Fort Worth tips New ways renters are becoming homeowners   The world that millennials have grown up in is a lot different than the world the Gen Xers and Baby Boomers knew. The digital revolution, widespread use of smartphones and adoption of disruptive technologies. Ridesharing and vacation rental apps are just

Spots In Your House With Lots Of Bugs

2017-12-12T15:43:34-06:00Blog|

Dallas / Fort Worth Home Inspector identifies 6 hot spots in your house where critters and creepy-crawlies would love to spend the winter.   When temperatures cool, critters that were perfectly happy outdoors begin looking for somewhere warm to spend the winter. They may decide your house is the perfect location — unless you take

Top 5 Millennials Look In A Home

2017-12-05T05:56:37-06:00Blog|

Dallas / Fort Worth Home Inspection listed Top 5 features millennials look for in a home For generations, homeownership has been part of the American dream. For most Americans, it's the largest, most significant investment they'll make, and because homeownership is the best way to grow their wealth, the most important investment as well.  

Outdoor Winterization Checklist

2017-11-27T12:34:14-06:00Blog|

A few simple steps now can mean a cozy, safe winter for you and your entire family. Add these five steps by Home Inspection Dallas to your winterization to-do list for this weekend and give yourself valuable peace of mind.   As temperatures drop, you're reminded that Old Man Winter will soon rear his ugly